Notre Dame story lines against Temple
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Notre Dame story lines against Temple

Irish have had a drama-free fall camp after last year's turmoil

Photo: Manti Teo led unranked Notre Dame to 12-0 in 2012

Notre Dame hopes its reshaped roster and revamped coaching staff wake up some echoes that might already have been stirred with Notre Dame Stadium’s renovation work. The Irish also need to get head coach Brian Kelly off the hot seat.

Notre Dame suffered its first losing season under Kelly at 4-8 in his seventh year. The new look for 2017 includes players who have worked out under new strength coach Matt Balis and two new coordinators, offensive coordinator Chip Long and new defensive coordinator Mike Elko. ... 



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Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan

Tom Shanahan is an award-winning sportswriter and the author of "Raye of Light". Tom has also written for the San Diego Union-Tribune, Voice of San Diego, Chargers.com, Rivals.com, and Gameday Central. He has won multiple first-place awards from the San Diego Press Club and first place from the Copley News Service Ring of Truth Awards. The National Football Foundation/San Diego Chapter presented him its Distinguished American Award in 2003 and USA Track and Field’s San Diego Chapter its President’s Award in 2000.

Raye of Light: Jimmy Raye, Duffy Daugherty, the integration of college football and the 1965-66 Michigan State Spartans

By Tom Shanahan; Foreword by Tony Dungy; August Publications

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